Margaret River Press

Viewing articles posted in June 2016

16
Jun

What's Feeding Your Senses? Kate Noske

What's Feeding Your Senses? Kate Noske

We spoke to Westerly editor, novelist and short story writer extraoradinaire Dr Catherine Noske about the things the set her world alight. Not surprisingly, she was erudite, considered, and engaging...her story, 'Brown Snake', will be published in the upcoming Margaret River Press anthology, Shibboleth and other stories in August, 2016.

9
Jun

What's Feeding Your Senses? Laura Elvery

What's Feeding Your Senses? Laura Elvery

Laura Elvery is an award-winning short story writer, mother, PhD Candidate and tackler of tales, including her story 'Acrobat', which will be published in the upcoming Margaret River Press anthology, Shibboleth and other stories. She takes us into her sensory world...What are you reading? I always have a few books...

8
Jun

Meat on the Bones: Writing Forgotten Histories

Meat on the Bones: Writing Forgotten Histories

Recently I read an interview with the English writer, Hilary Mantel, which got me thinking about the role of the author in writing historical fiction. Mantel is a rigorous researcher (which, being a researcher myself, I admire) and insists on the novelist’s duty to stick to the facts, as they’re...

3
Jun

The Short Story - Linda Brucesmith

The Short Story - Linda Brucesmith

Your story, “Bedtime Story”, published in The Trouble with Flying and other stories, rests gently on the divide between children’s need for the truth, and their competing need for comfort. Is this the first time you’ve explored the reality of a child protagonist? Isn’t that interesting… I had to go...